Compiled to celebrate Arthur L. Costa's distinguished career, The School As a Home for the Mind, Second Edition assembles under one cover the author's best thinking about the teaching of thinking. Costa explains why educators need to integrate explicit thinking instruction into daily lessons, how such instruction can take place, and what thinking and the teaching of thinking looks like and sounds like. He also discusses the curricular changes that accompany the introduction of teaching for, of, and about thinking. This expanded edition includes Costa's recent articles incorporating the latest theory, research, and practice about the teaching of thinking.
Foreword by Robin Fogarty
About the Author
Part I. The School as a Home for the Mind: A Vision of Mindfulness
1. The School as a Home for the Mind
2. Aesthetics: Where Thinking Originates
3. Habits of Mind: Learnings That Last
4. Launching Self-Directed Learners, With Bena Kallick
Part II. The Mind-Full Curriculum
5. Maturing Outcomes, With Robert J. Garmston
6. Mapping Forward
7. Changing Curriculum Means Changing Your Mind
8. Teaching for, of, and About Thinking
9. Five Thoughts for a More Though-Full Curriculum
Part III. Mindful Dialogue
10. Through the Lens of a Critical Friend, With Bena Kallick
11. Cognitive Coaching: Conversations That Mediate Self-Directedness, With Robert J. Garmston
12. Norms of Collaboration: Attaining Communicative Competence, With William Baker and Stanley Shalit
13. Getting Into the Habit of Reflection, With Bena Kallick
Part IV. Toward Mindful Instruction
14. What Goes on in Your Head When You Teach?
15. Do You Speak Cogitare?
16. Teacher Behaviors That Enable Student Thinking
17. Mediating the Metacognitive
Part V. The Mindful School: A Re-Vision
18. Creating a Culture of Mindfulness
19. Mind Workers Unite!